Join ReShonda Tate Billingsley, national best-selling author, Thursday July 12 7:00PM-8:30PM in Marvin Auditorium 101BC as she discusses her new book “The Secret She Kept.” Billingsley is a former television and radio show reporter, actress, freelance reporter, ghost writer, professional editor, and has written 21 bestselling books (including eight adult novels, eight teen novels, one [...]
Look for these upcoming programs presented by the park rangers from Brown V. Board of Education National Historic Site Elisha Scott, Colored Lawyer of Topeka This program revolves around Scott’s life as one of the state’s most noted attorneys and some of his most important cases where he fought to win fair treatment for all [...]
Fans of past American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will love Megan Leigh, a Kansas native who brings her country music stylin’s to the library Wednesday, June 27 at 4pm. Her concert is family-friendly, but geared toward a teen audience. It’ll be held in The Edge, the teen space.
Admit it. You’ve been waiting for an excuse to dress up as a zombie, or a vampire or some other midnight-lurker. And that’s why we’re having this party: to satisfy your secret cravings. Well, some of them, maybe. Come to the party and you’ll enjoy spooky sports, gross-out foods, and zombie makeup. Then pose for a picture. Join [...]
Grab some carpet and let us entertain you with stories that will leave you wanting more. Be prepared to enjoy storytellers’ wit and senses of humor as you hear a different story each week. Readapalooza is a storytime for kids grade 2-5. (At the same time, Preschool Storytime for the younger kids is held in [...]
Music fans, mark your calendars. Summer brings an impressive lineup of entertainers to delight young and old alike. Fans of past American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will love Megan Leigh, a Kansas native who brings her country music stylin’s to the library Wednesday, June 27 at 4pm. Catch her act while you can; this artist’s [...]
On Sunday, June 10, 2012, from 2-3pm, author Buttrfli Jones will be in the Topeka Room (204) to talk about writing and publishing her books. Like a Tree is a story about a woman who suffers sexual childhood abuse and how that abuse shapes her life as she journeys from victim to victor. The author [...]